Skincare
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Table of Contents

1. Navigation

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2. What I do

2.1. TL;DR

2.1.1. AM

  1. Cleanser
  2. Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5
  3. Niacinamide
  4. “Buffet”
  5. EUK 134 0.1%
  6. Hemi-Squalene
  7. Sunscreen

2.1.2. PM

  1. Cleanser
  2. Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5
  3. Cycle
    1. Vitaminc C
    2. Granactive Retinoid 5%
    3. AHA 30% + BHA 2%
  4. Hemi-Squalene

3. Theory

3.1. Moisture (Emmoliant)

3.1.1. Hemi-Squalene

  1. Product
    • Form: Liquid
    • Packaging: Glass Phial Dropper
    • Manufacturer: DECIEM
    • Brand: Ordinary
  2. Technicals
  3. What/Why

    The moisturiser is Hemi-Squalene. This works great for both skin and hair, and quickly sets on face and does not “frizz” hair.

    It is a non-comedogenic, meaning it will be less likely to clog pores (comedones).

3.2. Suncare

3.3. Granactive retinoids

3.4. Other

3.4.1. Niacinamide

  1. Product
    • Form: A white powder
    • Packaging: Glass Jar
    • Manufacturer: DECIEM
    • Brand: Ordinary
  2. Technicals

3.4.2. L-Ascorbic acid

  1. Product
    • Form: ”L-ascorbic acid is a white to very pale yellow crystalline powder with a pleasant sharp acidic taste. Almost odorless. (NTP, 1992)”
    • Packaging: Glass Jar
    • Manufacturer: DECIEM
    • Brand: Ordinary
  2. Technicals

3.4.3. “Buffet”

3.4.4. AHA 30% + BHA 2%

3.4.5. EUK 134

  1. Technicals
    • Name: Ethylbisiminomethylguaiacol Manganese Chloride
    • Formula: C18H18ClMnN2O4 Ethylbisiminomethylguaiacol_manganese_chloride_500.png
  2. What/Why

    Mimics SOD and catalase, two “natural” antioxidants, speeding up conversion of free radicals (unstable ions, carcinogens e.g.) into water and oxigen.

    Protects from UVA and UVB radiation.

    Reduces redness of skin.

    Tolerated by sensitive skin.

    • Given the UVA and UVB protective properties.

Footnotes:

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Wonder why this name fell out of favour…

Date: 2021-02-28 Sun 00:00

Author: cafkafk

Created: 2022-11-12 Sat 03:57